linked to Handknit Heroes yesterday.
Imagine youâ€™re a teenager, and you have someâ€¦ special powers. Maybe even super powers. And one day, at a sleepover, your best friend in the whole world tells youâ€”youâ€™re not alone. So begins the adventure for a couple of teenagers, a single mom and yarn shop owner, and a whole bunch of hand knitted fun.
Handknit Heroes is the first graphic novel for knitters. Each issue features a great storyline with knitting superheroes, terrific artwork, and a beautiful (and easy) knitting pattern.
I’m vastly amused, and I neither knit (yet!) nor read graphic novels. I know that does both, though, and I figure there are probably others.
This is truly cool. It’s a limited edition, hand-printed “knitting tarot” deck. I learned about it via new LJ friend .
They aren’t releasing many images, apparently, unless you’re a friend of theirs on Flickr. What I can see looks very clean and simple.
This weekend’s Stitching Bloggers Question:
Are there other crafts that you have tried and abandoned? Why do you like stitching better?
Short version: Because it’s one of the few visually-beautiful things I’ve ever been good at.
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